Breaking: Ireland confirmed as co-host for Euro 2028
Ireland will co-host the 2028 European Championship
UEFA have confirmed that Ireland will co-host Euro 2028 with the United Kingdom.
It is proposed that six games will be played at the Aviva Stadium as part of the five federation tournament, including a quarter-final.
Other games will be held in Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Liverpool.
🇬🇧➕🇮🇪 CONFIRMED: #EURO2028 will take place in the UK and Republic of Ireland!
Proposed venues include Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Glasgow, Liverpool, London (x2) Manchester and Newcastle.
Congratulations to our confirmed hosts! pic.twitter.com/elnLbjWgam
— UEFA (@UEFA) October 10, 2023
Ireland to host Euro 2028.
Football fans knew the bid would be successful since last week when Turkey pulled out of the running.
With that in mind, current Ireland boss Stephen Kenny was asked about the successful bid and its implications last Thursday:
𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗙𝗜𝗥𝗠𝗘𝗗 | 𝗜𝗥𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗗 & 𝗨𝗞 𝗪𝗜𝗟𝗟 𝗛𝗢𝗦𝗧 𝗨𝗘𝗙𝗔 𝗘𝗨𝗥𝗢 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟴 🇮🇪
Confirmed venues: 𝗗𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗻, Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London (x2) Manchester and Newcastle 🙌 pic.twitter.com/uTjVzB5mhF
— Ireland Football ⚽️🇮🇪 (@IrelandFootball) October 10, 2023
Kenny on Ireland’s successful joint-bid.
FAI statement on Euro 2028 legacy
"The FAI and the Government of Ireland are committed to a €6.2m Irish legacy fund which will be earmarked for investment across all facets of our sport."
Says fund is in addition to other revenue streams that will be directed back into game
— Daniel McDonnell (@McDonnellDan) October 10, 2023